Goes beyond the basics to give a good insight into the PMI. Very well edited, with few to no errors in spelling or sample problems. Sample questions are on par with actual exam’s questions. Plenty of exercises and practice questions.
Not a standalone resource, but works well in tandem with other prep resources. Rita’s process chart and guide are confusing and not useful to some.
Much easier to read than the PMBOK, and not as densely packed with complex information as Rita’s prep guides. Helps build a comfort level with the subject matter. Flows easily and is a quick but helpful study guide.
Subject matter and sample questions may be too simple and may not adequately prepare for test.
Easy to follow, with concepts and topics explained so they’re easy to grasp. Practice questions are in line with PMP exam’s questions.
PMP exam questions are much more difficult than the practice questions in this guide. Numerous spelling errors throughout the guide.
Covers the Earned Value portion of the PMP exam well, with relevant and challenging practice questions. Most find this prepares them well for EV portions of the exam.
Doesn’t match every student’s learning style. Some feel that it is too much prep for just a few EV questions on the actual exam.
Does a great job of highlighting major portions of the PMBOK. Breakdown of ITTOs is easy to understand. Focuses on process flows, and builds a strong foundation for understanding project management concepts.
Layout and style of the book is somewhat clunky. Some find the book not detailed enough for their needs. Practice exam may not adequately prepare students for the actual PMP exam.
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